ARTICLES / General /
Old Nuts /
By Arthur N. Gottlieb, LCSW, CSA
And while breathing the crisp air, it
struck me with irony… that a difficult week of
caregiving had led me to employ the very same method as
my little gray friend.
For several days I had steadily absorbed offensive
remarks by those in my care who, despite my best
efforts, remained uncooperative, insulting, and
And, with my own reactions contained, it was my job to
respond with empathy and care.
I believe I did this well…but my cheeks got so full -
they still hurt a little.